The scheme will set the precedent for future development around Fair Green and we believe it is both too high and lacks design quality.
It also fails to provide a single affordable home in any of the 20 flats.
The architects have made some minor changes in response to feedback from Mitcham Society and ourselves.
The changes fail to address the fundamental problem that the new building is too large, too high and too poorly designed for Mitcham’s centre.
There is even a suggestion that adding lavender mosaic tiles somehow represents an adequate response to the historic character of the area.
The new information also includes a new image that confirms the impact on the Conservation Area from near Three Kings Pond.
We believe the image confirms the creation of an intrusive bland elevation which doesn’t fit with the existing pitched roofline. Have a look and see what you think.